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Albanian-American-Jewish Relations

Albanian-American-Jewish Relations: Contributions of U.S. Ambassador to Albania, Herman Bernstein (1876-1935) By Mal Berisha RUTH GAY SEMINAR IN JEWISH STUDIES YIVO Institute for Jewish Research December 14, 2014 This presentation is based on the documents generously offered by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
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Albanian-American-Jewish Relations and the Contributions of U.S. Ambassador to Albania, Herman Bernstein

Albanian-American-Jewish Relations and the Contributions of U.S. Ambassador to Albania, Herman Bernstein (1876-1935) “Tirana was to me for three and a half years a most fascinating listening and observation post. I found that though Albania has often been referred to as one of the most sensitive danger zones in Europe, the Albanians are a peace-loving people and the policy of […]
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Herman Bernstein & Albanian-Jewish Relations

Herman Bernstein & Albanian-Jewish Relations On December 14, 2014, Ambassador Mal Berisha, an IAPS adviser, presented a speech at the YIVO Institute of Jewish Research, highlighting the work of Herman Bernstein, American Minister to Albania (1930–33), and the fact that throughout history and especially during the Holocaust, not one Jew was harmed in Albania. For more on Berisha’s presentation see his website post (Albanian) […]
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London Statue unveiling ceremony of Albania’s National Hero George Kastrioti Skanderbeg

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MEETING WITH 103-YEAR-OLD GRACE JOHNSON ERICKSON

MEETING WITH 103-YEAR-OLD GRACE JOHNSON ERICKSON Boston 26 March 2014 Intro Meeting people of whom I have heard, but have never seen, is always a special pleasure to me, be they common people, mere acquaintances, artists, media people, scientists, writers or politicians. In meetings with people something always remains in my mind: their appearance, their manner of expression, their unassuming or […]
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Yamey- Berisha’s farewell party

MAL BERISHA’S FAREWELL PARTY 30th October 2015, at Regents University, London BY ADAM YAMEY It was thanks to an electronic message sent to me by Lixhan John Lumani, an Albanian barber in Connecticut (USA), that I first met Ambassador Mal Berisha. The barber informed me that an Albanian film was to be shown at Rich Mix in London’s Shoreditch district. […]